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Taste

Definition

[n] a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds; "a wine tasting"
[n] the faculty of taste; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
[n] the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
[n] delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"
[n] a brief experience of something; "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"
[n] a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
[n] a small amount eaten or drunk; "take a taste--you'll like it"
[v] take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
[v] perceive by the sense of taste; "Can you taste the garlic?"
[v] distinguish flavors; "We tasted wines last night"
[v] have flavor; taste of something
[v] have a distinctive or characteristic taste; "This tastes of nutmeg"

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